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Poster: Lenny23 Date: Jul 11, 2004 2:14am
Forum: freecache Subject: Two questions

Firstly, I'd like to know if this service would support .asx files, and if they'd work properly.

Secondly- I tried ussing the url http://freecache.org to preface all my large video links and I still do not see any real improvement- is there something more that must be done? Or will it only cache it if enough people use it? Also, I dont see any of my links on the 'Detailed Status' page.

As a side point I was wondering how this service works- does it actually store all the info somewhere and becomes basically like another server to help with the bandwidth demands?

Thanks,
Lenny

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Poster: ahaning Date: Jul 12, 2004 3:11am
Forum: freecache Subject: Re: Two questions

If your .asx files are over 5MB, it will cache them. Otherwise, I think .asx files are generally just pointers to a server that will stream data for the users. If you want to use Freecache, let your users download the files and then, if they are over 5MB, use Freecache.

I think the key to getting better speeds is just waiting a little while. It might take several users to download your files before many of the freecache servers have it.